Slow-Cooker Plum Barbecue Short Ribs

Slow-Cooker Plum Barbecue Short Ribs

Beef short ribs come out of the slow cooker tender and flavorful. Plum preserves add a sweet twist to the barbecue sauce.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

5:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
4
lb beef short ribs
1
large sweet onion (Bermuda, Maui or Spanish), cut in half, sliced
1
bottle (12 oz) chili sauce
3/4
cup plum preserves
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook ribs in oil (in batches if necessary) 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  2. Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place onion and ribs. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 30 minutes.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan, cook remaining ingredients over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce has thickened.
  4. Drain excess liquid from slow cooker. Pour sauce over ribs. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 25 to 35 minutes longer or until hot.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 1160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 50g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 34g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.